Technical Specs

Nintendo Switch™ console


Size Approximately 4 inches high, 9.4 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep (with Joy-Con attached)
*The depth from the tip of the analog sticks to the tip of the ZL/ZR buttons is 1.12 inches
Weight Approximately .66 lbs
(Approximately .88 lbs when Joy-Con controllers are attached)
Screen Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 6.2-inch LCD Screen / 1280 x 720
CPU/GPU NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor
Storage 32 GB of internal storage, a portion of which is reserved for use by the system. Users can easily expand storage space using microSDHC or microSDXC cards up to 2TB (sold separately).
Networking Nintendo Switch can be connected to the Internet via a wireless (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth 4.1
(In TV mode, Nintendo Switch can be connected by using a wired LAN adapter - sold separately)
Video output Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode
Up to 720p via built-in screen in tabletop mode and handheld mode
Audio output Compatible with 5.1ch Linear PCM output
Output via HDMI connector in TV mode
Speakers Stereo
Buttons Power button / Volume button
Headphone/mic jack 3.5mm audio jack
Game card slot Nintendo Switch game cards
microSD card slot Compatible with microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC memory cards
*Once the microSDXC card is inserted, a system update will be necessary. An Internet connection is required to perform this system update.
Sensor Accelerometer, gyroscope, and brightness sensor
Operating environment 41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity
Internal battery Lithium-ion battery/4310mAh
Battery life Approximately 2.5 - 6.5 hours
*The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 3 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Charging time Approximately 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode

Nintendo Switch dock


Size Approximately 4.1 inches high, 6.8 inches long, and 2.12 inches deep
Weight Approximately .72 lbs
Output USB Port (USB 2.0 compatible) x2 on the side, 1 on the back
System connector
AC adapter port
HDMI port

Joy‑Con™ controllers


  Joy‑Con [L] Joy‑Con [R]
Size Approximately 4.02 inches high, 1.41 inches long, and 1.12 inches deep
Weight 1.7 oz 1.8 oz
Buttons Left Stick
Up/down/left/right/L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons
Capture Button
Release Button
Sync Button
Right Stick
A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons
HOME Buton
Release Button
Sync Button
Wireless Bluetooth 3.0 Bluetooth 3.0/NFC
Sensor Accelorometer
Gyroscope
Accelorometer
Gyroscope
Motion IR Camera
Vibration HD Rumble
Battery life Approximately 20 hours
*This is an estimate. The battery life may be shortened depending on the usage.
Charging time Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
* Joy-Con controllers are charged by attaching them to a console or charging grip connected to a power supply.
Size Approximately 4.02 inches high, 1.41 inches long, and 1.12 inches deep
Weight Joy‑Con [L]
1.7 oz

Joy‑Con [R]
1.8 oz
Buttons Joy‑Con [L]
Left Stick
Up/down/left/right/L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons
Capture Button
Release Button
Sync Button

Joy‑Con [R]
Right Stick
A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons
HOME Buton
Release Button
Sync Button
Wireless Joy‑Con [L]
Bluetooth 3.0

Joy‑Con [R]
Bluetooth 3.0/NFC
Sensor Joy‑Con [L]
Accelorometer
Gyroscope

Joy‑Con [R]
Accelorometer
Gyroscope
Motion IR Camera
Vibration HD Rumble
Battery life Approximately 20 hours
*This is an estimate. The battery life may be shortened depending on the usage.
Charging time Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
* Joy-Con controllers are charged by attaching them to a console or charging grip connected to a power supply.

Joy‑Con Strap


Size Approximately 3.98 inches high, 0.57 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep
Weight Approximately .66 oz

Joy‑Con Grip


Size Approximately 3.98 inches high, 5.67 inches long, and 1.58 inches deep
Weight Approximately .21 lbs
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